Homemade applesauce, an easy treat to make, is a wonderful side dish or dessert option.
- 7 apples (cut in quarters)
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 cup sugar
- Wash and then cut apples in quarters. Apples can be peeled, but fiber will be decreased.
- Combine apples and water in saucepan. Heat to boiling. Turn heat to low as soon as the water is boiling.
- Simmer over low heat for 15 to 20 minutes or until apples are tender. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.
- Stir in sugar and heat until sugar is dissolved.
Serving suggestion: Add 1 tablespoon cinnamon and stir before serving.
Additional sugar can be added to increase sweetness. Brown sugar can be used instead of white.
Learn more about:
Eating Right Is Basic
Michigan State University Cooperative Extension Service
Nutrition Education Program